Human Resource Management

Manage people in the global marketplace.

Human resource professionals help drive an organization’s success by ensuring that personnel practices are aligned with corporate strategies. This means hiring and retaining great talent, creating the right compensation and benefits packages and nurturing company culture to optimize employee engagement.

The Kelley Indianapolis human resource management degree is recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as being fully aligned with its standards for teaching the competencies required for professional certification. Because of this recognition, Kelley HR majors can qualify for accelerated eligibility to take SHRM’s national professional certification exam.

Kelley Indianapolis human resource management graduates often pursue the following career paths:

  • Human Resource Generalist
  • Human Resource Business Partner
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Recruiter
  • Compensation Analyst
  • Benefits Specialist
  • Training Specialist

Living in a thriving metropolis like Indianapolis, you'll have ample opportunities to intern, volunteer and help real companies tackle actual human resource challenges.

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A career in human resource management provides an opportunity to truly impact the success of an organization by hiring and retaining talent and developing individuals so they can achieve their goals.

Elizabeth Malatestinic, Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management